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Bradley-Ruben-224x300Bradley Ruben of Hollywood, Florida is accused of causing a fatal car crash on I-95 that led to the death of Juan Pedro Garcia of North Bay Village, and attempting to run from the scene of the accident.

Ruben, 32, is charged with resisting arrest and failing to stop at an accident involving death. During his first-appearance court session on Thursday, prosecutors asked for a $100,000 bond out of concern that Ruben might flee the state because he’s a professional poker play who has made a lot of money.

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NYPD_Police_Car-300x201The New York Police Department (NYPD) has released about 160,000 documents which detail the property and money seized from citizens, primarily during arrests, between 2017 and 2017. This is the result of a two-year lawsuit which alleged officials were withholding records documenting tens of millions of dollars in seized property.

In July 2014, the Bronx Defenders, a public defender office based in the South Bronx, filed a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request for these documents to be released. They argued that the NYPD was holding onto citizens’ property even after their cases were completed.
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Kevin-Kerlin-300x169Kevin Kerlin of Jupiter, Florida was arrested for allegedly sending inaapropriate text messages to his friend’s teenage daughter.

Kerlin, 45, is charged with unlawful use of a communication device and solicitation of a minor. It is unclear if he has sought legal representation.

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Jessica-Santiago-210x300Jessica Santiago of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on May 5 for allegedly crashing into a motorcyclist and failing to remain at the scene of the accident.

Santiago, 25, is being charged with leaving the scene of a crash causing serious bodily harm. It is unclear if she has hired an attorney.

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Bush_terminal_E-2-300x225In October 2017, a Texas woman had nearly $41,000 seized from her as she tried to board a plane to Nigeria. More than six months later, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has not yet returned her money.

Anthonia Nwaorie, a nurse, had long dreamed of saving up enough money to open a medical clinic in southern Nigeria. She spent years putting money aside for the clinic. Last year she had finally saved up enough money and bought a flight to Nigeria.
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